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Icons of Graphic Design

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ISBN-10: 0500287295

ISBN-13: 9780500287293

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Steven Heller, Mirko Ilic

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Documents the impact of more than one hundred years of aesthetics, form, and content on developments in graphic communications. This unique history of design, documenting over a century of creative brilliance, has now been brought into the twenty-first century. Showcasing the most influential designs and designers from 1900 to the present, this outstanding collection illustrates how the best ideas perpetuate themselves over time, one great concept inspiring the next. More than one hundred seminal imagesone from each yearare shown alongside the works that influenced their creation and the designs that were inspired or evolved from them. Examples include work from both famous and anonymous…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 5/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.25" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

Introduction
Expressive Hands 1900
Kids' Stories 1901
Patterns Personified 1902
Political Polemics 1903
Facial Symmetry 1904
Squaring Off 1905
Objective Economy 1906
Flat Men 1907
Play Books 1908
Long-legged Fantasy 1909
Grid Locks 1910
Classic Man 1911
Expressionist Truth 1912
Hypnotic Meandering 1913
J'Accuse 1914
Chaos Principle 1915
Metaphoric Type 1916
Hip to Be Square 1917
You Beast! 1918
Bars and Angles 1919
Circles and Wedges 1920
Type Characters 1921
Red Overprints 1922
Icontact 1923
Systematic Clutter 1924
Cover Girls and Guys 1925
Futuristic Fantasy 1926
Catalog Engineering 1927
Show of Hands 1928
Covering Art 1929
Portrait Charges 1930
Post-its 1931
Speeding Trains 1932
News Overprint 1933
Book of Days 1934
Heads Up 1935
Photojournalistic Truth 1936
Flat Color 1937
Playtime 1938
Attendance Required 1939
Out of the Shadows 1940
Recording Devices 1941
Hand in Glove 1942
Integrated Campaign 1943
Fists and Starts 1944
Modern Layout 1945
Cutout Figures 1946
Symbolizing Art 1947
Transcendent White 1948
Title Pages 1949
Nuts and Bolts 1950
Magazine FX 1951
Wit and Satire 1952
The "O"s Have It 1953
Mimetic Mnemonics 1954
Round and Round 1955
Protest Symbols 1956
Flying Type 1957
Prism Colors 1958
Emotive Motion 1959
Primal Screams 1960
Lingua Franca 1961
Optic Nerves 1962
Tag Lines 1963
Pictorial Narratives 1984
Radiation Fallout 1965
Flow Chart 1966
About Faces 1967
Comic Panels 1968
Photographically Surreal 1969
Navigational Aid 1970
Book Type 1971
Graphic Commentary 1972
Design for Designers 1973
Alphabet as Metaphor 1974
Shouts and Murmurs 1975
Making Book 1976
Cut-up Letters 1977
Envisioned Environments 1978
Valuable Paper 1979
Angular Composition 1980
Youth Culture 1981
Rebus Writing 1982
Anthropomorphic Frolic 1983
Sensual Stare 1984
Spreading Out 1985
Cautionary Words 1986
Multiple Layers 1987
Kinetic Overprints 1988
Object Photography 1989
Clips and Fragments 1990
Text Blocks 1991
Distort and Distress 1992
Designing Character 1993
Sky Writing 1994
Visualizing Music 1995
Chicken Scratching 1996
More Book Tricks 1997
Stock Stories 1998
Hyperactive Interactivity 1999
Head Case 2000
Pixel Power 2001
Backward Forward 2002
Sticker Culture 2003
Pod-Style 2004
Shape Shifters 2005
Swirls and Curls 2006
Bad Marks 2007
Index